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Issue 63
June 2007

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4 TIPS AND TECHNIQUES

6 COKE-BRINED GRILLED CHICKEN
Yes, Coke! It makes a great brine. And by grilling the chicken with a cast iron skillet on top, you’ll get an extra crispy crust.

12 BACON, LETTUCE, AND TOMATO BUCATINI WITH GARLIC BREAD CRUMBS
Warmer weather doesn’t mean the end of pasta season. This dish, with its hints of a favorite summertime sandwich, is proof.

20 FRIED VEGETABLE APPETIZERS
With these three crispy vegetable starters, eating your greens has never been so fun!

24 MEASURING CUPS AND SPOONS
Take the guesswork out of choosing a set of measuring tools. Check out which ones are featured in this issue’s review.

26 PORK CUTLETS DIANE

32 CINNAMON ROLLS
These gooey jumbo rolls blow the mall variety out of the water. Finally, a legitimate excuse to stay in on Sunday morning.

38 BASIC TECHNIQUES
Make these fundamentals part of your kitchen repertoire: Folding in, brining, cooking polenta or grits, and peeling garlic.

40 SLOW-POACHED HALIBUT
To a dieter, the words “poached fish” can be discouraging. But this light, flavorful dish will keep you on track—happily!

44 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

46 CREAM
Here’s all you need to know about buying and cooking with cream, how it’s made, what labels mean, and whipping.

52 SOUTHERN SWEET TEA
Brew up a pitcher of this golden, sweet-as-honey tea, then sit back, relax, and enjoy the start of another great summer.

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16 OUTRAGEOUS BURGERS & BEANS
Onion-stuffed and oozing with cheese, these big, beefy burgers will blow your mind. Open wide—really wide!

48 DREAMY CREAM HORNS
Bring back old memories or, better yet, create new ones with this bakery classic.

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